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Visit Barabati Fort

Believed to be constructed in the 11th century by the Ganga dynasty, the Barabati fort is situated on the banks of the Mahanadi River. Its main attractions include the ornately carved gateway and the 20-yard wide ditch, most probably dug to protect the fort against invaders.
 

Believed to be constructed in the 11th century by the Ganga dynasty, the Barabati fort is situated on the banks of the Mahanadi River. Its main attractions include the ornately carved gateway and the 20-yard wide ditch, most probably dug to protect the fort against invaders.

Few facts:

  • The fort offers breathtaking view of modern day Cuttack city.
  • The famous temple of Goddess Katak Chandi is situated near the fort.
  • Barabati Stadium, the venue for various sports, events and cultural programmes is situated next to the fort.

Timing

Sunrise To Sunset

PREFFERED BY

History Buffs Nature Lovers, Photo Fanatics

TIME SPENT

1 to 2 hours

ENTRY FEE

Rs 1 per head for Indians Rs 10 per head for foriegners

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    City
  • Altitude

    36 m
  • STD Code

    0671
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    Cuttack/7530xx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Oriya, Hindi, English, Bengali